Born 1957 in Pretoria.
Studied comparative literature.
Active as an author and editor.
1984-90 manuscript reader for the oppositional publishing house Ravan Press.
Since 1981 publication of short stories and novels.
1994 publication of the German translation of “Die Terminal Bar und andere endgültige Geschichten”, 1998 of “Der Plan des Baumeisters” (both by the dipa-Verlag).
Recipient of various prizes and grants.